Sochi observation decks
Travelers are advised to view Sochi and its amazing natural beauties from a height - the observation decks of Sochi do an excellent job with this task..
Review of the best observation decks
- The observation tower (built in 1936, its height is 30 m) on Mount Akhun (to get here, you can use the services of a taxi or excursion transport): here you will be able to stand on the observation deck (it is located at more than 600-meter height), which allows consider the vicinity of Sochi, the Black Sea coast, the peaks of the Caucasian ridge. Address: Mount Bolshoi Akhun (it is recommended to buy a tour, because in this case you will not only get to the tower without any extra hassle, but you will also be able to listen to an interesting story of the guide); the cost of visiting the tower and a small museum (the exposition will acquaint you with the flora and fauna inhabiting the local mountains and forests) - 100 rubles (children under 7 years old - free). How to get there by car? Follow the signs to Akhun: after overcoming 20 sharp turns and 11 km of the ascent path, you will find yourself next to the tower.
- The view tower (located at 146 meters above sea level) on Mount Batareyka: in the tower it is worth visiting a cafe to enjoy the views of the city and its streets, as well as the sea and mountains over a cup of coffee. Address: Alpiyskaya street, 18a.
Sky park “AJ Hackett Sochi”
Visitors will be able to walk along the suspended pedestrian bridge (the structure at a height of 200 meters can withstand 3000 people), admiring the mountain landscapes. You can also explore the surroundings by trying the attraction “Sochi swing” (they will lift you to a height of 170 m).
By purchasing a SKYPASS ticket, the price of which is 1600 rubles / adults and 500 rubles / 5-12 years old children (the price includes parking + transfer from the railway station), you will get access to the park, to the observation decks and the bridge. Address: Krasnoflotskaya street.
At the summit (height above sea level - more than 370 m), a viewing platform with an installed figure of Prometheus, which breaks the chains, will await visitors - from here they will be able to see Sochi, the sea, Mount Akhun. Tip: It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes to visit the Eagle Rocks. Address: Khostinsky district of Sochi.
A restaurant “Vertex”
This panoramic restaurant, located at an altitude of 2200 meters, will be appreciated by those wishing to admire the mountain peaks (binoculars will allow you to see the surrounding beauty in more detail). Address: Sochi, pos. Esto-Sadok.
Guests are advised to use the elevator to get to the 20th floor - there, on the equipped balcony (decorated with fresh flowers), they will have a wonderful view of the Central District of Sochi. Address: Yunykh Lenintsev street, 24.